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POLICE SAY MAN THREW DEBRIS FROM OVERPASS

A Lawrence Place man was arrested Tuesday night after he was seen throwing debris at vehicles traveling on the Scajaquada Expressway, beneath the Elmwood Avenue overpass, according to Northwest District police.

Jerry Bartleson, 24, was charged with a felony count of reckless endangerment and a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child. Police said Bartleson was accompanied by a 14-year-old boy.

A motorist told police that he pulled off the road to avoid being hit by the debris.

Bartleson and the boy were taken into custody at about 9 p.m. on Elmview Place.

Information on damage to vehicles or possible injuries was not available.

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